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with president obama was racist. unbelievable. bernie goldberg will weigh in. >> the egyptian people have spoken. >> as you know the factor has been on the egypt thing for a couple days now and this mumbarak guy, trust me, he ain't going nowhere. >> bill: "saturday night live" keeping alive. >> very good, mr. president. >> the presidential interview. wait until you see this. >> do i have to stay for this? >> sit down. >> caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. president obama and spending our money. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. the president released his budget for 2012 today. it takes a federal deficit down from 1.6 trillion-dollar to 1.1 trillion, still a huge amount of spending for the federal government, obviously. numbers break down this way. just 90 billion in spending cuts, that's all. and 453 billion in increased revenue. most generated by higher taxes on stuff. republicans say, of course, the cuts are far too small and talking points agrees. here is ho
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the right plans to run against president obama. if this is the starting lineup i can only imagine what characters they've got sitting on the bench. about the revolution in egypt, it's spreading. today the unrest erupted in yemen and bahrain and iran. there's no footage, of course, because they won't allow it but our nbc news producer reports thousands have gathered and fought with security forces in tehran and other iranian cities. could we be witnessing the start of a new iranian revolution and you might even end up having a republic over there. also, obama presents his budget. is what he showed us and the republicans today a lure, a first attempt to bring both sides together and really cut the debt? and glenn beck may be losing it. what else can you say when he say the communists are behind the egyptian revolution. and the islamists are trying to infiltrate the american right wing. finally, let me finish with the propaganda that got us to attack iraq in 2003. lies that so voided truth that even donald rumsfeld has stopped repeating them. let's begin with the right-wing jamboree calle
tonight, 51% of republican primary voters believe affirmatively that president obama was not born in america. what this means is that in order to be nominated for the republican nomination a republican has to pretend or actually deny that president obama is a legitimate president he would be running against. the lie that won't die is our top story tonight. and speaking of those republican candidates, where are they? why hasn't a serious candidate even declared yet? could it be as joe scarborough suggested obama will be very hard to beat next year? "morning joe" himself joins us tonight. plus, the phony case for war against iraq. there was no weapons of mass destruction. no wonder donald rumsfeld doesn't repeat the lie in his new book. the budget. i get the politics but why is president willing to cut programs he knows work. finally, we've been looking for a republican that would say limbaugh doesn't represent the republican party looks like someone has just volunteered for that job and boy did rush hit him back. let's begin with the lie that won't die our president is not one of
of those passengers flew on southwest airlines. president barack obama is honoring one of his predecessors today with the medal of freedom. freedom. former president george h-w bush is being honored forrhis term in office and his fundraising efforts for natural disaster victims the medal of freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor.bush is among six former presidents and four former first ladies to receive it. a former walmart employee in utah learns... sometimes it just doesn't pay to be a hero. gabe stewart says he and other employees approached a shoplifter... who was attempting to get away with a laptop... when things turned ugly.the suspect pulled out a gun... and pushed the employees up against a wall.a supervisor was able to rip the gun away and restrain the suspect until pollce arrived. when police got to the scene... they told the employees they did the right thing.but that's not what walmart had to say... one week later. "they called and set up the appointment for me to come in and be terminated from the fired. you're being terminated for a violation of a-p 0-9." 9."a-p
? we are going to ask d'brickashaw ferguson. first, in the state of the union president obama promised he would cut spending in his 2012 budget. the price tag 3.7 trillion is that a spending cut or fuzzy math. south carolina senator john thune joins us. so we can make this plain there are two economic issues that are the budget issues. within continuing resolution to fun the government between now and september 30th the other is the 2012, correct? >> right. we have two years on top of each other. the democrat majority did not pass a budget last year. we are dealing with the unfinished business of the last fiscal year. the president submitted his budget for the 2012 fiscal year which will start october 1st of this year. it is two debates on top of each other. sometimes that gets confusing. >> greta: the continuing resolution ends march 4th, if nothing is agreed bone the government shuts down? >> what more is likely to happen congress could pass another short term stopgap continuing resolution until such time as there is agreement on a longer term continuing resolution. if nothing happen
society said ike was a communist, they now believe obama is an avatar of a burgeoning caliphate. >>> president obama defended his budget today, but did he really defend social security? my take on that. i'm coming. >>> also, tonight president clinton bias on the supreme court? clarence thomas is in trouble. >>> and expos are the tea party, a special available reveals where the money goes. the reporter who broke that story joins us. >>> first, let me show you what he said, and then i'll explain. >> you talked about social security medicare and medicaid. the truth is social security is not the huge contributor that the other two entitlements are. i'm confident we can get social security done in the same way that ronald reagan, tip o'neil were able to get it done, by parties coming together, making some modest adjustments, i think we can avoid slashing benefits, and i think we can make it stable and stronger for not only this generation, but for the next generation. >> stronger for the next generation. remember, tip o'neil and ronald reagan wound up making some cuts to social secur
. >> president obama defends his budget saying he took a scapel to the spending and not a machete and the president says his administration got egypt just about right but what about iran? live from our studio in washington. this the special report. >> shannon: good evening, i'm shannon bream in for brett baier. the president held a news conference to try to drum of support for just released budget proposal which has been criticized for not a plan dealing with entitlements. carl cameron reports on what republican lawmakers plan to do about the entitlement issue but we begin with white house correspondent mike emanuel on the sales pitch. >> the morning after his $3.7 trillion budget was released he held a news conference to defend it. >> the first step is to make sure we are stabilizing the current situation. >> he has taken a great deal of heat by not offering plans for bloated entitlements and medicare and medicaid. he is not trying to wait out the republicans. >> this is not a matter of you go first or i go first but everybody having a serious conversation about where we want to
, this is special reports. >> president obama unveiled a $3.75 trillion budget he is billing as tough choices and sacrifices. republicans are calling it a timid. carl cameron has reaction from capitol hill but we begin with mikepa manual on the budget rollout. >> president obama's visited baltimore middle school to highlight the budget, more spending on education, also on transportation and infrastructure while trying to get a handle on expenses elsewhere. >> the only way we can make investments in our future, the government has to live within its evens. we need to take responsibility for our deficits. >> the budget unveiled today projects a deficit of $1.1 trillion in 2012 and would not stabilize the deficit until 2017. it does aim to reduce the deficit by one trillion dollars and five-year freeze on non-discretionary programs. >> still has as we cut waste and inefficiency, it will require tough choices. >> reporter: it does address looming en titles social security and medicaid. >> one thing the budget doesn't do make tough choices. it's hard to see if it makes any tough choices and more. >
millones de indocumentados, propuesta por el presidente obama >>> esta iniciativa parte de que obama no está haciendo lo suficiente, cuando sabemos que está deportando más gente que bush >>> el mismo senador fue el auto de la iniciativa del dream act, pero que en diciembre pasado cambió de posición y esto fue para buscar la simpatía del tea party >>> no está ofreciendo soluciones, lo único que ofrece es más política, y propuestas para castigarnos más como comunidad >>> entre los puntos principales de su iniciativa presentada hoy, la libertad bajo palabra, y el aplazamiento de deportación de los indocumentados, se discuta caso por caso también, condicionó el pago federal de millones de dólares por el encarcelamiento de millones de indocumentados asegura la cooperación entre policía y el servicio de inmigración >>> es darle poder a la policía para que pida papeles >>> requiere un sistema de salida con registro del país además de un reporte anual sobre los costos de servicios sociales >>> lo que hace, es avanza mito. la realidad es que el indocumentado no usa y no c
. >>> happening now, president barack obama says he's eager to have an adult conversation about overspending. we're deciphering the main messages of his surprise news conference. >>> plus, death chants by iranian lawmakers. they are trying to snuff out anti-government protests by calling for the execution of some opposition leaders. >>> and after months of scandal, italy's prime minister now facing trial on sex and abuse of power charges. we have an exclusive interview with a woman who is being investigated for hooking him up with young women. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm jessica yellin. you're in "the situation room." >>> president obama faced reporters today after enduring 24 hours of mostly bad reviews about his new budget blueprint. he used a hastily called news conference to defend his spending plan as well as his response to the revolution in egypt, and he laid down some new markers for his next two years in office. our senior white house correspondent ed henry was there. ed, the president seemed pretty defensive today. >> reporter: he was a little defensive in dealing with the situation
with lawrence o'donnell starts now. >>> president obama's budget is dead on arrival. >> i pledge to cut the deficit in half. >> we're ready to take this debate on. >> president obama's budget plan puts him between worried democrats and uncompromising republicans. >> hot off the presses and already getting a cool reception from democrats and republicans. >> huge disappointment to those in both parties. >> democrats see too many cuts that hurt children and the poor. >> more than a trillion in cuts. >> if a republican president proposed it, the left would go crazy. >> 14 million children growing up in poverty could soon disappear. >> taking heating subsidies away from poor people. >> republicans say obama doesn't cut enough. >> we're broke. we have to cut even from programs that are good. >> there's very little we see in this so far, commonality on spending. >> the white house defends the cuts and calls new spending investments. >> the national institute of health, research for medicine, those kinds of things, energy and some transportation. >> we think it is a responsible plan. >> cut exc
you, everybody. >> well, that was, of course, president obama giving a press conference on the budget with some of the conversation about what's happening in the middle east. i'm joined right now by savannah guthrie, nbc news white house correspondent. also, david corn of david jones, and of course, andrea mitchell of the "andrea mitchell reports" which is coming up at 1:00. she's, of course, nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. let's all go, first of all, savannah, if this were high school or even middle school, i think the president was saying, darers go first. you want entitlements, either i cut them or you cut them. >> he's saying, meet me at the table. i think when you the take a step back and look at what they were trying to accomplish here, the message seemed to be, patience, everybody. this is a two-step process. this budget gets the current spending under control. we'll attack the larger issues, the elephant in the room, as we talked about, the entitlements at some later time. but everything he did seemed to be geared toward this audience of independence, harkening back
house put out its budget for 2012, president obama trying to prove the best defense is a good offense. the president holding a news conference to defend his $3.7 trillion plan in the wake of very bad first day reviews. >> we owe the american people a government that lives within its means while still investing in our future in areas like education, innovation and infrastructure that will help us attract new jobs and businesses to our shores. >> republicans with a very different read of his proposal. >> the republicans will not punt. everything is on the table. and we will put forward a budget that deals with the big challenges that face our country. >> the gop accusing the president of putting, punting on the biggest drivers of spending. entitle meths like social security, medicare and medicaid. listen how speaker boehner responded. >> i'll let the budget committee do their work but i have no doubts that all of these issues will be on the table. >> was that speaker boehner punting or is that just a handoff? the truth is that neither side has yet put out a plan that tracks our long run
. >>> if a clash over cash on capitol hill. president obama address the nation defending his budget decision. earlier, he was met with heavy criticism. we are live in the newsroom with more on the looming budget battle. >> maureen, we have heard the president under the phrase that we need to look at the budget carefully with a scalpel and not a machete. they think he is barely making any decision and needs to be much more aggressive. the president says he's taking away from programs that he cares deeply about. trying to reel in the national debt that looms so large if you stack it for $1 bills, you could reach the moon four times. the president says it is time to be responsible. >> we will not be running up the credit card anymore. that is important. it is hard to do. it is necessary to do. >> the goal is by the end of the decade to make sure did not spend more than we take in. that means despite the $3.70 trillion budget, some serious cuts. even some democrats are against like millions of from financial aid for colleges and helping the poor hate to pay for their heating bills. >> this is a
hours. wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. president obama is defending hills new budget as one of tough choices. he held a news conference that lasted more than an hour addressing two crises, the federal government and the middle east. >> kristen, president obama is visiting the bay area this thursday to meet with leaders in the tech industry and hoping to get their support for his just released 2012 budget. with the nation' deficit going up, president obama says his new proposed budget will keep going down. >> we've taken a scalp to the budget rather than a machete. >> he will save the country $400 billion over the next decade. also cutting healthcare costs while at the same time making sure every american can afford its. the president says that's the point of his affordable act. >> the deficits are going to be $50 budget lower. >> they call it dead on arrival. the president has presented us with a budget that spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much and that costs jobs and opportunities. >> a nation more than $14 trillion in the red. how much is that? if yo
freedman, abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. president obama is defending hills new budget as one of tough choices. he held a news conference that lasted more than an hour addressing two crises, the federal government and the middle east. >> kristen, president obama is visiting the bay area this thursday to meet with leaders in the tech industry and hoping to get their support for his just released 2012 budget. with the nation' deficit going up, president obama says his new proposed budget will keep going down. >> we've taken a scalp to the budget rather than a machete. >> he will save the country $400 billion over the next decade. also cutting healthcare costs while at the same time making sure every american can afford its. the president says that's the point of his affordable act. >> the deficits are going to be $50 budget lower. >> they call it dead on arrival. the president has presented us with a budget that spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much and that costs jobs and opportunities. >> a nation more than $14 trillion in the red. how much is that? if you stacked $14 tr
new hope for a bart extension into san jose all thanks to a boost from the feds. president obama's budget allocates $130 million this year and sharon chin explains where all that money would go. >> reporter: construction plans to extend bart from this southernmost station in fremont to berryessa stay right on track thanks to a grant from the federal government. >> it's great news, getting a full funding grant agreement will allow us to move ahead. >> reporter: the federal transit administration has recommended the long-awaited bart extension get $130 million in federal funding this year. that's a big step in later securing an additional $900 million in federal money so the line can open in 2018. some regular bart riders look forward to the south bay expansion. >> i don't have a vehicle. so i think it's great. >> it means beating the traffic. because i know it's congested on those freeways. >> reporter: federal transit officials' recommendation for funding is an about-face from 2000 when they refused to recommend money for bart's extension, in 2004. the project was said to be too
obama presented congress with his budget for fiscal year 2012, the focus in washington shifts this morning to more immediate spending needs. later today the house will open debate on legislation that would fund government activities through the rest of this fiscal year and cut more than 60 billion from current spending. as for the president's proposed $3.7 trillion plan, it lays out a path to cut the deficit by more than $1 trillion over the next decade. largest cuts come in mandatory spending including social programs, defense spending, discretionary spending and interest on debt. the president says his plan contains tough choices and fis commission concluded, the only way to truly tackle our deficit is to cut excessive spending wherever we find it, in domestic spending, defense spending, health care spending, and spending through tax breaks and loopholes. so what we've done here is make a down payment, but there's going to be more work that needs to be done and it will require democrats and republicans coming together to make it happen. >> the president says this is just th
. >> word came as obama made a trip to baltimore county receive one baltimore county school. he made his way to parkville middle school in center for technology. he was there to discuss the importance of math, science, and technology, saying education is an investment to win the future. tim tooten has more. >> do you guys do a lot of group projects like this? >> president obama spent time with a grade students -- eighth grade status. he was impressed by what he found. >> right now the school is preparing our kids for the jobs and careers in the 21st century. it is a school that north is what kids are paired critique passionate about and prepares them for success. >> the present hosted model programs like this across the nation. he was able to connect the students and their projects. >> he was fascinated by how we could apply an actual cost to a project. >> he was really interested in what we were doing, more than just being a political figure in going around to schools. >> he was interested in what we were doing and what we had to do with education. >> when he started interacting with us, he
. >>> today president obama honors his predecessors. coming up all new at 5:30 -- more on the new recipients of the coveted medal of freedom. if you're filing your taxes on-line this year, better make sure that computer is safe. how your personal information could become public knowledge coming up. >>> in tonight's "consumer watch" -- after a slight delay the irs finally started to accept tax returns with itemized deductions, if you're like millions of americans you'll be filing your taxes on-line this year. but before you start crunching those numbers make sure your computer is safe, secure and ready. karen kafa has tips. >> reporter: it's aimed at making a complicated process a little bit simpler but if you're not careful it can put sensitive financial information at risk. so before you get started on preparing your tax return on-line, experts suggest you get your computer as secure as it can be. >> anti-virus software and make sure your computer is encrypted. information on your computer is encristed and strong password protected. >> reporter: once you've chosen a reputable site create a
the same thing. parker sp . >>> tonight to the ink on president obama's new budget is -- we'll talk to dick armey and allan simpson. it was the big question last week, we heard it over and over again. could the rage that brought down ro hosni mubarak spill into neighboring countries. the answer is yes. yemen, algeria, bahrain. protesters are coming out to challenge autocratic rulers. in iran, tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through iran. it was the largest rally against president ahmadinejad since the presidential election in 2009. a man believed to be a member of the state militia attempts to rescue a poster. one person was killed during the protests today. take a look at this angry confrontation. dozens more were injured. next, yes, ma' yemen. at least 17 were injured in the fighting, protesters are camping in the streets, vowing to stay until the president steps down. >> the bahrain, heavily armed police fired tear gas introgroups of protesters. anti-government groups inspired by egypt and teen viennesa. the king had announced a $2,700 family to each family in order to calm te
. president obama made the case today for his 2012 budget, and called on both parties to prepare for tough decisions about social security, medicare and medicaid. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, on capitol hill, republicans called for slashing this year's spending. david chalian walks us through the politics of today's debate. >> woodruff: and we talk to freshman senator and tea party leader rand paul, who says neither party is going far enough. >> i don't think we're on a path towards balancing the budget. we're not a path towards reducing the debt. we're on a path towards exploding the debt on both sides, democrat and republican. >> ifill: then, we look at the ripple effect from egypt's uprising, as protesters take to the streets in bahrain and yemen. >> woodruff: jeffrey brown zeroes in on the moves by the government of iran to crack down on demonstrators. >> ifill: betty ann bowser tells the story of a colorado clinic helping diabetes patients stave off the devastating consequences of the disease. >> we're winning the war because we see less long-term complicatio
's the view inside the obama administration, could iran turn into the next egypt. they're being aggressive in their public statements about iran. >> they are, but they are realistic about the fact that iran is a different ball game, you just talked about it, it is extremely repressive. the level of repression is much higher actually, than it was in egypt, and almost anywhere they're executing, torturing, rounding up people, so realistically, to think that something could happen that easily, there's no illusion i think here. that said, there is that tide of people's movements that is definitely sweeping. you just showed the map, sweeping that region. by saying that perhaps the same thing, the people of iran should take the same rights that everyone else is entitled to could be a powerful message. also, don't forget after the 2009 election in iran, the united states did not speak out very forcefully, very quickly, and now it is. so they are changing. they're being much more aggressive. >> fareed, the hypocrisy of the iranian regime is pretty extraordinary for them to be praising the egyptian
. >> u.s. president barack obama warns it's time for america to live within its means as he lays out proposals to reduce his country's $14 trillion federal debt. >>> and we examine the rising price we're all paying for basics like wheat. and the impact that's having on food aid to afghanistan. >>> let's start by checking in on stock markets here in europe, open now for 62 minutes and here is whether they stand, if we can have a look at the numbers. just up slightly in the case of the london ftse, unabout a third of a percent for paris and zur, the xetra dax, somewhere between the two. one stock that's moving today is barclays, barclays banks based here in the uk, the bank's earnings are up almost one-third from last year, $9.8 billion. barclays shares last time i looked were up by just over 1.6%. now, growth figures out today from france and germany have both proved disappointing. those are likely to weigh on market sentiment. perhaps more on that in a moment. the french economy grew one third of a percentage point in the last quarter of 2010 and germany expanded just 0.4%. economist
for a battle over president obama's 2012 budget proposal. administration says the plan freezes government spending and cut the deficit over the next 10 years. republicans say it does not go far enough. the d.c. region was para from the most painful parts of the spending plan, but nothing is safe yet. >> brianne carter is looking at the impact here. >> good morning. president's proposed a budget for 2012 as good news for d.c. the budget continues funding for a program that allows d.c. students to pay in-state tuition at hundreds of universities across the country and maintain funding to city, public, and charter schools, reinforcing education as a priority of this administration. under the blueprint, the smithsonian institution would get a $100 million increase to build a black history museum. bikes salaries and facilities would that's a little of a slashing, which will cause changes. however, with the budget battle under way on capitol hill, it's not likely everything in the proposal will remain. the republican's proposed spending resolution could mean deep cuts in the district. the gop p
later. the story was about the art council putting out obama propaganda. they were using artists to go out in the community and then we had the proof and then he resigned and it kind of went away. that is happening again, but in a different way. tonight we'll explain. after all the talk of the regular average jeffersonian egyptian that had enough of mubarak, after all the networks just cheered and clapped at the blossoming democracy, after the media led you to believe this is a spontaneous uprising, today egypt is waking up under military rule. so far the military has zofld the parliament and suspended the constitution. plus military and police officials are clearing out the remaining protestors in cairo's tarir square and putting a ban on all strikes and ban on all strikes. you don't think the unions are involved? tell me media how do you think the average egyptian feels to be free today? i'm not saying getting rid of mubarak was a bad thing. he had an abysmal human rights record but this slogan as we should have found out before, the slogan of barack obama now being used all over the
right now. 3.7 trillion the staggering bottom line of president obama's 2012 budget. the white house's economic blueprint for the next fiscal year was unveiled this morning and was almost immediately blasted by the left and right. republicans are angry the budget does little to address the growing federal deficit which will hit a record high of 1.65 trillion this year. >> our problem is, we are running out of road to keep kicking this can down. what did we get today? we a punt. the president punted on the budget. and he punted on the deficit and debt. that's not leadership. that's an abdication of leadership. >> sean: some democrats are voicing concerns. chairman of the senate budget committee kent conrad said more needs to be done on debt reduction. he pointed out the president all but ignored the recommendation of his deficit commission. despite that members of the administration are calling the budget fiscally responsible. claiming it will help reduce the deficit by 1.1 trillion over the next decade. what you won't hear from the white house is a third of that reduction will come f
. this is abc 7 news. >>> about when we continues here tonight. tough choice. president obama budget and some of the cuts he's proposed felt most here in the bay area. fichlt flash point iran. inspired by the event in egypt tens of thousands of protestors take to the street as police charge in with tear gas. >> diplomatic rift. the rising tension over an american accused of killing 2 pakistani. >> plus russia trip to mars. excitement overlanding in a giant sand pit. >> and why president obama is giant sand pit. >> and why president obama is headed to the bay area >> good evening once again. president obama released his proposed budget for 2012. it cuts more than a trillion dollars in federal spending over 10 year time. in his state of the union speech the president warned that the cuts would be sharp. and in programs that he cares deeply about. now he's daring republicans to do more. here's political reporter mark matthe matthews. >>reporter: president obama calls it a budget filled with sacrifices. >> if we are going to walk the walk comes to fiscal discipline these kind of
, news 4, back to you. >> thank you, darcy. >>> president barack obama is facing some difficult budget decisions that could affect medicare, medicaid and social security benefits for millions of americans. the president says he's willing to work with republicans on entitlement programs. but his newly released budget does not include several major recommendations from a special budget commission. one of the big omissions involves the call for massive reform of social security. including gradual retirement age increase to the age of 69, in the year 2075. that's up from the current range of 65 to 67 years. steve handelsman joins us now with more on the budget battle. he's on capitol hill. steve? >> thanks, good evening. in the big news conference, president obama complained that too many people want too much too fast on this. he said before we can take a big bite out of our big budget problem, our big deficit problem, our big problem with debt, we've got to take small steps that he said will teach democrats and republicans here on capitol hill to work better together. buffetted by a storm
well under president obama's 2012 but budget. dc would receive $149 million, under the plan. metro would receive $150 million for upgrades. but republicans want to cut money for d.c. and metro. coming up, more on what the budget means for the d.c. area and the rest of the nation. >>> nays are 144, the bill is passed. >> the house passed a bill to extend provisions of the patriot act another 10 months. allow the government to use roving wiretaps and access records relative to but terrorism investigation. that legislation now moves to the senate. >>> egyptian military leaders want to end the disruptive protests in the wake of the revolution. but the spirit of that revolution is spreading. protesters took to the streets in iran, bahrain, yemen, and algeria. police have mobilized to quell those demonstrations. >>> google tries to keep up with computer hackers. fedex shares may take a hit in today's trading. >> linda bell joins us from new york with details on this. >> good morning. as the washington area is thawing out from the winter freeze, those affected are fedex and others. if the
up today, at the white house and on the floor of the house. president obama called his first formal news conference of the year to address the issue. for the second day in a row, the president spoke up for his new $3.7 trillion budget blueprint for 2012. the plan does not include the sweeping recommendations of his deficit commission. instead, he calls for negotiating "tough choices" with republicans. >> my goal here is to actually solve the problem. it's not to get a... a good headline on the first day. my goal is... is that, a year from now or two years from now, people will look back and say, "you know what? we actually started making progress on this issue." >> woodruff: the obama budget projects a record deficit of more than $1.6 trillion this year. the red ink would top $7 trillion over the next ten years. the plan relies on a partial freeze on domestic programs, some tax increases, and reduced war spending to keep the deficit from being even larger. the president said he feels the pain those measures would cause, but expressed optimism about getting a deal that's good for the
is a registered sex offender. >> good news for projects in president obama's new budget. it sets aside hundreds of millions for subway and bart's san jose extension. terry mcsweeney is live in san francisco to crunch the number and talk more about what would still prevent the money from getting here. >> i'm here about a block from union square. the construction is already underway and the news that the muni got yesterday from washington was very good news indeed. hundreds of millions of bucks for this $1.6 billion project. take a look at some muni transportation agency animation what it's going to look like when it's all done. it's going to be a link from 4th street near i-80 all the way to chinatown, much underground and going under union square. the president's budget has $200 million for this project, another $700 million in federal funding to follow they believe. that's going to be completed in 2018. bringing bart to san jose, the warm spring station had its ground breaking in the fall of 2009. more ground breaking projects now that presiden
. and to get yourself educated but obama wants to cut billions of dollars out of education. and hire education? however, these are issues that i care about. >>catherine: as you should. the jobless rate is 9% with 20 months. at or above 9% with 20 consecutive months. >>rob: the last time we were here at 4000 on the del. with more people employed now. with the dow jones at 12,000--in with a large debt issues are phenomenally high gear. things have changed in the last three years. >>catherine: silicon valley google is hiring. apple is >>rob: hiringro ev facebook. >>catherine: housing demand? >>rob: theoretically, yes. and if facebook is going to be using the old cisco campus? and is going to alter certain, realistic on yousuf. and other areas like san mateo would not release date--and with the ipo. and the east bay, san francisco, marin county they seem to be pretty challenged in my opinion as far is bringing in new companies and business. 62,000 is the average salary. >>catherine: that is not that much purify >>rob: with a double bed$350 home value. >>catherine: aeronaut that many of those a bil
contndo con las infote barack obama una vez mas defendio su propuesta para reducir el deficit fiscal del pais... durante una conferencia de prensa, el hablo recortes que segun obama son necesarios...fernando pizarro nos dice cuales son y en 1 ritual de todos los aÑos, el congreso recibio el presupuesto que propone la casa blanca. el presidente obama defendio su presupuesto de 3-punto-7 millones de millones de dolares, que segun reducira el deficit fiscal a la mitad en 4 aÑos. "significara congelar los salarios de los empleados federales por los proximos 2 aÑos. recortar cosas que a mi me importan mucho, como programas de accion comunitaria para grupos de bajos ingresos." habra otros recortes, como asistencia en calefaccion a hogares de bajos recursos. este experto del consejo nacional de la raza dice que en cambio habra aumentos en algunos programas para hispanos. "en el area de educacion preescolar hay bastantes fondos en este presupuesto. " la directora de la clinica del pueblo en washington que atiende a personas sin seguro medic
the why behind this and why the congressional caucus and black caucus are upset about president obama's budget proposals as they stand today. >>> now want to turn to this. a massive sex scandal involving italian prime minister silvio berlusconi is taking a major legal step forward. a judge has ordered berlusconi to stand fliel what could be a quick prosecution with no tribunal or preliminary hearings. nbc's peter alexander is following the story live in london. peter? >> reporter: hey, richard, good morning to you. so all this stems from allegations that berlusconi paid for sex with a 17-year-old nightclub dancer and then tried to cover it up. the italian prime minister who, by the way, is 74, has denied doing anything wrong. he calls the charges disgusting and disgraceful. be very clear, today's indictment is the worst of three possible outcomes for berlusconi. really does, as you note, speed up this entire process. a trial is already set for april 6. consider that, just 50 days away. and a panel will consist of three female judges hearing this case. prosecutors allege that berluscon
in this transition of purpose but always a sense of community. two years ago, when president obama became president of the united states, he made his inaugural address and said, i want swift, bold action now. to address the needs of the american people. one week and one day after that speech, the house of representatives passed the recovery act. and then it became law in a matter of weeks after that. i tell you this because this was a bold, swift action that put resources out there to meet them at the natiothe imagination and, and san francisco has always been a leader in terms of posing a model that is worthy of national support. so because of his speech, our swift actions, but most of all, because of the sense of community that city officials in san francisco saw here, and because of the ongoing leadership of the tenderloin neighborhood development corp., people's lives will be changed. when you hear speeches and wonder what is that all about? president obama's speech is now being translated into a better life for many more people who live here or receive services here. the recovery act is very i
news. >> thank you. >>> president obama is defending his new budget proposal as one of tough choices. the president pitched his $3.7 trillion budget plan this morning, saying his proposal is a down payment towards fiscal solvency and more needs to be done to parish that -- accomplish that goal including changes to major entitlement problems. >> we'll have bring down healthcare costs further, including programs like medicare and medicaid which are the single most biggest contributors to the long-term deficits. i think we should -- >> republicans are blasting his proposal saying it does little to bring down the deficit. they are preparing a budget plan of their own. the president has made it clear what he wants to see what republicans are offering before any talks take place. >>> the gop spending plan could endanger the effort to affect the sacramento delta. this would gut rules that protect delta water rules, the salmon run and the endangered delta smelt. >>> and president obama's new 2012 budget calls for $130 million to help extend b.a.r.t. all the way to s an jose. but the project
. >>> president obama will hold a news conferences at 11:00 a.m. eastern. you can see is here on cnn and likely talk about his 2012 budget unveiled yesterday and cut into many programs but with the aim of getting us at least to hack about a trillion dollars off the budget. >>> this morning, we are talking about your wallet and your world. we are following two major stories. prices are rising. food, clothing and appliances, just about everything you buy is about to cost more. then more protests ripple across the arab world. more violence erupts. two of the targeted regimes are u.s. allies. a third a u.s. foe and all could have a direct bearing on the united states. >>> we begin this hour with developing news just minutes ago, the white house announced that president obama will hold a morning news conference and comes one day after releasing his proposed budget and amid rises tide and protests and violence sweeping through the arab world. we have a preview with cnn's indicate bolduan at the white house. >> we did find out a short time ago that the president will be holding a press conference at 1
with a picture of president george bush, president barack obama, president george washington. and before she was asked a question, she picked up the card and said -- held it up and said george bush. so, you know, she's a hard worker and she's trying and she's speaking a lot and at some level they're even asking her to slow down a little bit. >> that's been an extraordinary recovery. all the brain experts, brain injury experts say that no two are alike. they have been compared to snowflakes in their uniqueness. there was no road map for you to follow regarding her recovery. and i guess this is just going to be the pace of her recovery? >> that is true. i was on the phone with gabrielle's neurosurgeon, dr. don kim, and he reiterated to me that she is on this lightning fast trajectory, so he's incredibly optimistic about the slope of the curve has a lot to do with how far you're going to get, and she's proceeding very rapidly. >> and i keep hearing, captain, that the congresswoman, your wife's appearance, is resuming to normal. it's coming back so that a glint in her eye that you would recogniz
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